Fees - Marriage & Domestic Partnership

The Office of the County Clerk is currently closed to the public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For available services and the latest information on remote marriage appointments, go to County Clerk Services During COVID-19 Response.

Methods of Payment

  • Cash - In Person Only
  • Debit Card - In Person Only
  • Credit Card - In Person or Online Marriage License / Ceremony Appointments
  • Money Order or Cashier's Check- payable to SF County Clerk
  • Personal Check - preprinted with account holder's name (from an U.S.A. issued bank, no foreign checks) - payable to SF County Clerk




Issuance of Public Marriage License (GC 26840, 26840.7; H&S 100435; W&I 18305)


Issuance of Confidential Marriage License (GC 26840.1, 26840.8; W&I 18305)


Notary Public's Authorization to Issue Confidential Licenses (FC 536)


Issuance of a Duplicate Marriage License (FC 510)


Searching a Marriage Record (H&S 100430, 103625(c), 103625(f); FC 1852) - (Includes a certified copy, if found.)


Each additional certified copy


Marriage or Domestic Partnership Ceremony in City Hall, during regular hours (GC 26861, 54985; SF-AC 62.9(a))


**Off-Site Ceremony on Weekends or Holidays (County Clerk Fee $154 at time of reservation + Commissioner's Fee $150 Cash payable at Ceremony)


Domestic Partnership filing (SF-AC 62.8)


Issuance of authority to marry and oath (FC 401(b), SF-AC 8.33.1)


Amendment to Marriage License


Souvenir Marriage Certificate